Monday, 23 November 2015: Woolworths Limited (Woolworths) announced that Roger Corbett has been appointed as an advisor to the Board from 1 December 2015.
Mr Corbett will advise the Board on issues relating to the performance of the Company and business improvement opportunities. He will also be a mentor to senior management.
Mr Corbett was appointed Executive Director of Woolworths and Managing Director of BIG W in 1990, Managing Director Retail from July 1997, and Group Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer from January 1999 until September 2006.
Woolworths Chairman, Gordon Cairns, said; “Roger Corbett is uniquely placed and eminently qualified to provide insight and advice to both the Board and senior management at this particular time in Woolworths’ transformation. The Board is delighted that Roger has made himself available and looks forward to working with him.”